About the Mona Lisa Touch Laser Treatment

Most women experience a slight sensation of vaginal warmth and vibration. Due to the sensitivity of the area, we routinely apply a topical anaesthetic (numbing cream) to the vaginal entrance and vulva.

The treatment takes around 5-10 minutes.

Most women feel some benefit after the first and second treatments. Optimum benefit will be experienced after the full course of three treatments, applied four to six weeks apart.

The benefits of the treatment should last for up to a year after which a single top up treatment is recommended.

We advise you to wait until around four months post treatment, but an assessment of this will be done on an individual basis.

There may be short-term side effects such as spotting and/or mild pelvic heaviness, lasting one or two days. Most women report little or no side effects.

We recommend avoiding sexual intercourse, swimming and baths for 5 days following the treatment.

No. To optimise the effectiveness of the treatment, it should be done at a time when you are not menstruating.

General

You do not need a referral although, with your consent, we are happy to communicate with your GP, specialist or allied healthcare provider.

Yes, our women’s health doctor can prescribe appropriate medication, taking into account existing conditions and treatments.

Sometimes it is hard to know what’s “normal”. The Jade Room treats women and girls of all ages with a range of concerns around vulval and vaginal health. If something feels wrong, come in for an assessment.

This is a thinning, drying and inflammation of the vaginal wall due to your body having less estrogen. Vaginal atrophy can make intercourse painful and can lead to other genito-urinary conditions.

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